TruPet, LLC is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of their TruDog Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer. It’s a freeze-dried raw dog food that officials say may be contaminated with salmonella.
About This Recall
The recalled dog food is limited to one batch of 400 cases. It was distributed in the United States via the online retailers Chewy.com and TruDog.com through direct delivery. According to recall notices, the affected product will be labeled as:
- Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer
- Lot number #20190531 13815
Earlier this week, Proud Dog Mom reported another dog food company — Vital Essential — issued a similar dog food recall notice, also due to potential salmonella contamination. According to Food Safety News:
“Both the Vital Essentials and the TruDog products were manufactured in the same production facility, which is registered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).”
A Little About Salmonella
Salmonella is a bacterial disease that can affect animals who eat contaminated foods and humans who either eat or handle contaminated foods. Pets with Salmonella infections may experience the following symptoms: Diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, vomiting, abdominal pain, lethargy, and decreased appetite. If your pooch has consumed the recalled food and experiences these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
Feed This TruDog Food?
TruDog asks its customers to call the company at 800-476-8808 to obtain a refund or a product exchange.